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On display
human history
  • Common Name
    body adornments / ornaments
  • Other Name

    Greenstone pendant (English)

  • Description

    This pekapeka, greenstone neck ornament, is made from dark green stone. It has a circular shape, with a head at both sides and two holes between. The facial features are clearly visible. A small suspension hole has been made on the top edge and the surface is worn and polished.

  • Accession Number
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    16170 (ethnology)

    1217 (Taonga Database)

  • Department
  • Display Room

Images and documents


  • Display location

    Maori Court West

  • Last Update
    19 Oct 2022
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